Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2012-07-20T17:35:47-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Federal Project Seeks to Strengthen Pension Systems,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20177437d63b0970d 2012-07-20T17:35:47-04:00 2012-07-21T20:39:17-04:00 The Obama administration is embarking upon a project to ensure that pension system across the nation are “fiscally sound and sustainable.” Steve Peacock U.S. Crafting New Economic Recovery Plan,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2016305fa77cb970d 2012-05-30T08:43:20-04:00 2012-05-30T08:45:02-04:00 The damage caused by the global financial crisis requires additional federal intervention, according to the Obama Administration, which is launching a new program to “foster growth and stability at a time of increasing economic turmoil.” Steve Peacock U.S. Government Plans Tax-Reform Initiative...,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20162fc1f753d970d 2011-11-03T18:33:15-04:00 2011-11-03T18:33:15-04:00 American tax reform coming soon... to Armenia. Steve Peacock U.S. Seeks New Means of Predicting Internet Growth Overseas, from Albania to Zimbabwe,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015390378688970b 2011-07-27T17:23:19-04:00 2011-07-27T17:34:13-04:00 The U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is looking for a contractor capable of developing a new analytical model to predict Internet usage and growth -- in thirty-two foreign nations, from "A" (Albania) to "Z" (Zimbabwe). Steve Peacock